Welcome to the Chinese Association of Woking
The Chinese Association of Woking (CAW) was formed in 1987 as a non-profit-making voluntary organisation. It is the cultural, educational and social heart of the Chinese communities in Woking, Guildford and the surrounding areas in Surrey.
Members and their families are based in and around the Woking area. Most come from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia; others from Britain and other nations.
For details of upcoming events, please see News
How to become a member
Anyone may join as a member and all memberships automatically give family memberships
Download a Membership Application Form (150KB PDF)
To improve education within the Chinese community:
To promote Chinese education for the Chinese community through setting up Chinese language classes in Mandarin and Cantonese and through advanced learning activities that are associated with the spoken and written Chinese languages, geography, history, music, art and food etc.
To develop further information-technology skills by setting up classes and projects
To benefit the Chinese community:
To improve the physical and mental well-being of the Chinese community by organising health talks, community programmes, outings, community gatherings and formal Chinese-festival activities
To help and support the community, through establishing new groups and services or participating in existing ones
To provide access to information of government welfare, education, housing and health services
To encourage integration with the wider community by celebrating and sharing our cultures
To promote better understanding of Britain's culture and people through involvement with cultural exchange programmes and other community events
To raise funds for a Chinese community centre in order to facilitate the above services and activities
Registered charity (no. 1109595) Company limited by guarantee - registered in England (no. 5132321) M&A
© 2013 Chinese Association of Woking (Surrey, UK)